The Exciting World of Gelatine and Collagen Peptides

The GELITA Blog is the expert blog about gelatine and collagen peptides. Immerse yourself in the world of #AmazingGelatine and #AmazingCollagen and share your knowledge and expertise with us.

18, 2021
4 min

Gelatin Hard Capsules: Cutting edge or out of fashion?

The hard capsule has been around for some time now, with the first (known) gelatin capsules invented in the 19th century. Since then, they have been widely used as a popular dosage form for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical ingredients. But the gelatin capsule is now facing some competition, as the last few years have seen increasing demand for a vegetarian alternative.

26, 2021
5 min

Four diets that not only permit the consumption of BCP®s, but could also benefit from them…

There’s one question that we see quite a lot on the web: “Can I consume collagen peptides if I follow a particular diet?” But there’s not always a satisfactory answer to be found. So for anyone who’s still unsure, we’ve created a short guide detailing which popular diets can include the intake of collagen peptides – and the possible unexpected benefits.

11, 2021
5 min

Supporting the Immune System with Bioactive Collagen Peptides (BCP®)

It would be hard to find a topic that has attracted more global attention than immune health during the last year. People are increasingly doing as much for their overall wellbeing as they possibly can in the light of the ongoing pandemic, especially with supplements. This is clearly reflected in the significant sales uptick for vitamins and minerals. However, within that category, there is another popular nutrient that may come as a bit of a surprise to some: protein and, in particular, collagen. 

05, 2021
3 min

First-hand experience of BCP®s: How Marinus Kraus returned to ski jumping in no time

Ski jumping is one of the most popular winter sports, attracting huge audiences of fans around the world. One of the best-known German competitors is Marinus Kraus. Just 29 years old, he has already enjoyed an extremely successful career, the highlight being winning gold at the Sochi Olympics with his team, back in 2014.

15, 2021
5 min

White Tissue Part 2 - BODYBALANCE®: Optimise Yourself

In the first instalment of our “White Tissue” series, we talked about TENDOFORTE® – specific Bioactive Collagen Peptides® (BCP®s) for tendons and ligaments. This time, we’re putting the focus on BODYBALANCE®, which can help to support athletic performance by optimizing body composition – enhancing muscles and decreasing fat mass at the same time. This, of course, isn’t something that’s only of interest to a specific kind of athlete. It’s a basic goal that unites most sportspeople – professional or not. As such, BODYBALANCE® is a relevant ingredient for manufacturers who want to excel in the market for sports nutrition products.

18, 2020
4 min

Did you know? Fifteen fascinating facts about soft capsules

Because they’re easy to use and swallow, soft capsules are one of the most popular dosage forms for a wide range of healthcare products. As such, many of us have taken “softcaps” at some time, whether it was a pharmaceutical or  nutraceutical applications. By nature, we at GELITA are experts of this delivery format and know it from the inside out. So, we’ve put together 15 facts about soft capsules that we think are worth sharing. Did you know the following?